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Financial Risk Manager

  • Location: Wythall, Birmingham
  • Salary: Up to £85,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: PH/167612
  • Sector: Banking, Banking, Banking, Insurance , Insurance , Other Financial Services , Other Financial services , Insurance
Job Description

A large insurance group based near Birmingham is in search of a new Financial Risk Manager to join their expanding Financial Risk team. This expansion is due to ongoing growth of the business through the acquisition of a number of other businesses. Based in Wythall and reporting to the Senior Financial Risk Manager, you will have a group wide remit with oversight of all financial risk arising from the operations of the Life Business and Corporate Office.


Key Responsibilities:

  • To advise, guide and challenge the business on financial risk matters within the boundaries set by the Group’s risk management framework
  • Produce reports based on reviews and monitoring of on-going adherence to financial risk framework components
  • Advise where risk management approaches can be enhanced and propose management action where appropriate
  • Support fellow Financial Risk Managers with risk reviews, risk reporting production and stress and scenario testing
  • Support the Internal Model Oversight team in conducting independent validation of certain components of the Internal Model

Experience you will need:

  • Ideally you have a strong technical background gained within insurance, banking or consulting.
  • Good knowledge of investment markets, including derivatives and how they apply to life insurance.
  • Experience of quantitative modelling of financial markets would be advantageous.
  • Good understanding of specialist financial risk related fields such as capital management and asset liability management
  • Good understanding of enterprise risk management in the context of a life insurance business
  • Experience of drafting reports and delivering presentations
  • Good communication skills and the ability to engage, influence and challenge a wide range of stakeholders
  • Delivery focussed and solutions orientated
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